Retail sales in Brazil went down 1.3 percent month-over-month in September of 2018, after an upwardly revised 2 percent rise in August and worse than market expectations of a 0.2 percent drop. It was the largest decrease in retail sales since March 2017. Sales fell for: fuels & lubricants (-2.0%); hypermarkets, supermarkets, food products, beverages & tobacco (-1.2%); other products for domestic or personal use and books, newspapers, magazines & stationery (both -1.0%); pharmaceutical & cosmetic products (-0.4%) and equipment and materials for office (-0.2%). Conversely, gains in retail sales were recorded for furniture & appliances (2.0%) and fabrics, clothing & footwear (0.6%). In Q3, retail trade showed no growth compared to the second quarter of the year. Year-on-year, retail trade went up 0.1 percent, compared to a downwardly revised 4.0 percent gain in August and market consensus of a 1.6 percent rise. In Q3 2018, retail sales grew 1.0 percent over a year ago. Retail Sales MoM in Brazil averaged 0.29 percent from 2000 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 4.10 percent in January of 2017 and a record low of -2.60 percent in January of 2016.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-13 12:00 PM Retail Sales MoM -0.5% -0.4% 0.3% -0.2%
2018-10-11 12:00 PM Retail Sales MoM 1.3% -0.1% 0.3% -0.3%
2018-11-13 11:00 AM Retail Sales MoM -1.3% 2% -0.2% 0.4%
2018-12-13 11:00 AM Retail Sales MoM -1.3% -0.3%


Brazil Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 110.60 105.90 120.70 89.41 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -1.30 2.00 4.10 -2.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 0.10 4.00 15.70 -11.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 1063420.89 1046310.74 1089471.43 125685.05 BRL Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 2946966.00 2931574.00 2958261.00 0.00 BRL Million [+]
Consumer Credit 1728103.00 1720529.00 1728103.00 0.00 BRL Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 52.17 51.80 254.28 39.12 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 24.60 24.70 27.60 9.20 percent of GDP [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.27 1.16 1.58 0.53 USD/Liter [+]


Brazil Retail Sales MoM

In Brazil, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Brazil, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy. This page provides - Brazil Retail Sales MoM - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Brazil Retail Sales MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.30 2.00 4.10 -2.60 2000 - 2018 percent Monthly




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